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Heliconian Pattern


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Knitting: Heliconian
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Skill Level:

advanced skill level requirement Expert

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, decrease, increase, circular knitting

Pattern Description:

This shawl begins with a square medallion knitted in the round.Then the two sides, bottom and top edging is knitted from the medallion stitches in the applicable direction. Top and bottom eding are picked up and knitted on.


22 sts and 31 rows = 4" / 10 cm in St st with larger needles, blocked.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 16" (40.5 cm) deep and 68″ (172.5 cm) wingspan


  • US size 5 / 3.75 mm 32″ or longer circular needle and set of double-pointed needles same size
  • US size 3 / 3.25 mm 32″ or longer circular needle

You Will Also Need:

  • Stitch holders, stitch markers, tapestry needle

Suggested yarn:

565 yards of DK weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Galler Yarns Prime Alpaca


Natural & Silver Gray

About Designer

About Designer

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Pam Powers is a freelance knitwear designer living in sunny Orange County, California with her wonderful husband and two lovely children. Her designs have appeared in Interweave Knits, Twist Collective, Belle Armoire and Apronology. Visit her blog at PamPowersKnits.com or on Facebook @PamPowersKnits.

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